Harry Potter : A Comparison Of Harry James Potter

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One of the most famous book and movie series is Harry Potter. They follow the life of a young wizard and his battle with a dark wizard named Lord Voldemort. Harry meets some friends and some foes along his journey one being Draco Malfoy. Draco and Harry quickly become rivals. Though they may be rivals there are many similarities and differences they share. Harry James Potter is the main character. He was born to James and Lilly Potter a half-blood family. Half-bloods are families that have both wizard and muggle family members. When Harry was only a baby his parents died leaving him to live with his muggle Aunt's family the Dursley's. Growing up his aunt Petunia and uncle Vernon treated Harry very poorly and more as a servant. He was bullied a lot by his cousin Dudley and kept in the dark about his parents or magic. When Harry learns about Hogwarts and magic he learns quickly about his fame, and of his past and how his parents were murdered by Lord Voldemort. Upon arrival at Hogwarts, Harry meets Ron, and Hermione who become his friends. He also, meets Draco Malfoy who offers friendship, but Harry declines and soon they become rivals. Every year that Harry attends Hogwarts he is faced with the battle of good and evil. Lord Voldemort wants to kill Harry because the prophecy reads “The one with the power to vanquish the Dark Lord approaches ... Born to those who have thrice defied him, born as the seventh month dies ... And the Dark Lord will mark him as his equal, but he will have power the Dark Lord knows not ... And either must die at the hand of the other for neither can live while the other survives …"(sybill). He was unsuccessful the first time, because Harry's parents sacrificed their lives to save his. Now Lord Voldemort... ... middle of paper ... ...the flames. This shows despite their differences they still care about one another. Both have a connection and mark from Lord Voldemort. When Harry first defeated Lord Voldemort a part of him went into to Harry and created a lighting bolt shaped scar on his forehead and a unique connection between the two. Draco follows in his father's footsteps and becomes a death eater and received the dark mark tattoo on his forearm. Then was chosen for a special mission by Lord Voldemort (Blair). One thing that Draco and Harry happily share is that they both become father and are seen sending their sons off to Hogwarts together. Throughout the series Harry's and Draco's relationship has changed. There are many differences between the two, but also similarities that connect them. Both are young wizards that have faced tough challenges that define who they are and want to be.
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